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Lesion Patella Microfracture Other
I am 36 with a grade 4 chondral lesion on medial femur/patella s/p microfracture sx. What are other?
Having microfracture knee surgery; what if doc finds a torn ACL & didn't suspect it ? How does he decide weather to use a hamstring or patella graft?
MRI showed single focal chondromalacia lesion involving the apex of the patella superiorly w underlying subarticular bony edema what does this mean?
Can RA or lupus cause a single focal chondromalacia lesion involving the apex of the patella superiorly, with underlying subarticular bony edema?
MRI showed focal chondromalacia lesion involving the apex of the patella superiorly, with underlying subarticular bony edema should I see a orthopedic?
Leukotape: There are lots of ads on the internet: eg, optp (a good company) http://www.Optp.Com/leukotape-p.Aspx "ideal for patellofemoral taping, shoulder realignment, muscle retraining. High tensile strength. Easy-to-tear for quick application. Aggressive zinc oxide adhesive. Contains latex." i could find only 1 medical study at http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/11880802. ...Read more
Train quadriceps m: The patella subluxes laterally (to the outside) when the patellar groove is shallow or if the Q angle is high. The Q angle is the angle formed by the thigh muscle , the patella and the patellar tendon. Concervative therapy consist of terminal knee extension exercises. If that does not work, surgical lateral release is great. As a last resort the patellar tendon attachment can be transferred medial ...Read more
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